Why period homes need Decorators that know how to paint period houses.

When painting and decorating period houses one often comes upon situations that you would not see in a modern house, such as Lime render/plaster, Sash windows, cornicing, and front doors which are over 100 years old amongst other things, which all have to be dealt with accordingly. Lime render needs […]

Queen Anne style window we painted.

Ceiling restoration Dublin

Ceiling restoration and painting in a period house in Dublin.

Here we have another example of a fully restored ceiling, which we stripped of its old lining paper, with exposed cracks coming through; filled those cracks and lined ceiling with fibre glass covering. Then we painted two coats of white emulsion to finish. Using this method when restoring ceilings in […]

How to Paint Cornicing in a period house while keeping the detail.

We have painted many period homes over the years, and It is always of utmost importance to try to keep as much detail as possible in the plasterwork when redecorating. Some times over many years, often times without the same consideration, the paint accumulation covers the detail and the only […]

Cracks in ceiling before fibreglass lining

Ceiling Restoration. How to Permanently eliminate cracks in ceilings and walls using Fibre glass wall covering.

Ceilings in many period homes over time may form cracks. In a lot of period houses the ceilings will have been lined at some stage with lining paper to hide cracks, but over time the cracks will reappear and tare there way through the lining paper. The best way to […]